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    Non-Muslims or 'White People' Are 'Disgusting' - Irish Star Sinead O'Connor

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    Irish singer and songwriter, who recently converted to Islam, posted a controversial Twitter message, which gathered hundreds of angry and puzzled responses from members of Muslim and non-Muslim communities alike.

    Sinead O'Connor, who has been reportedly posting under the name of Shuhada' Davitt, following her conversion, has now shared her feelings towards non-Muslims. Her tweet that emerged at 2.01 AM on Tuesday read:

    "I'm terribly sorry. What I'm about to say is something so racist I never thought my soul could ever feel it. But truly I never wanna spend time with white people again (if that's what non-muslims are called).  Not for one moment, for any reason. They are disgusting."

    Since the post surfaced on the social media platform, it received ample feedback from online users who were perplexed by the singer's thoughts.

    Some messages referred to O'Connor's mental health, suggesting the singer — who in the past admitted to having a bipolar disorder and a complicated relationship with religion — gets the help she needs to feel better.

    READ MORE: Singer Sinead O'Connor Found Safe Amid ‘Suicidal' Fears

    Sinéad O'Connor found fame in the 1980s and 1990s, going on to become a multiple Grammy Awards nominee and Grammy winner. Her arrangement of Prince's song "Nothing Compares 2 U" brought her worldwide success and music award nominations in numerous categories.  

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